W. J. Coffee

1774 - 1846

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William John Coffee (1774–1846) was an internationally renowned English artist and sculptor who worked in porcelain, plaster, and terra cotta. He also worked in oil paint, although this was not the medium for which he became famous. His early career was as a modeller for Duesbury at the china factory on Nottingham Road in Derby, England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of W. J. Coffee has received more than 13,323 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. W. J. Coffee is the 142nd most popular sculptor (down from 128th in 2019), the 2,473rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,378th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, W. J. Coffee ranks 142 out of 190Before him are Tino di Camaino, Matthias Braun, Eva Hesse, Magda Frank, Tony Cragg, and Gerhard Marcks. After him are Olafur Eliasson, Melchiorre Cafà, Ron Mueck, Emmanuel Frémiet, Fuad Abdurahmanov, and Mark Antokolsky.

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Among people born in 1774, W. J. Coffee ranks 27Before him are Meriwether Lewis, Francis Baily, Lord William Bentinck, Daniel D. Tompkins, Marie-Denise Villers, and Johnny Appleseed. After him are André Marie Constant Duméril, Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, Edward Charles Howard, Johann Jakob Bernhardi, Luis Eduardo Pérez, and Juan Aldama. Among people deceased in 1846, W. J. Coffee ranks 18Before him are Jean-Gaspard Deburau, Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg, Giuseppe Acerbi, Joseph Weigl, Esaias Tegnér, and Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent. After him are Wilhelm Küchelbecker, Charles Alexandre Lesueur, Thomas Clarkson, José María Calatrava y Peinado, and Jane Irwin Harrison.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, W. J. Coffee ranks 2,473 out of 6,924Before him are Frederick North, Lord North (1732), Hubert Parry (1848), Leonard Hobhouse (1864), Thomas Blake Glover (1838), John Henry Mackay (1864), and Colin McRae (1968). After him are Mick Fleetwood (1947), George Anson, 1st Baron Anson (1697), Mary McAleese (1951), Blaze Bayley (1963), John Soane (1753), and Ouida (1839).

Among SCULPTORS In United Kingdom

Among sculptors born in United Kingdom, W. J. Coffee ranks 6Before him are Henry Moore (1898), John Flaxman (1755), Richard Long (1945), Eduardo Paolozzi (1924), and Tony Cragg (1949). After him are Anthony Caro (1924), Andy Goldsworthy (1956), Barry Flanagan (1941), Antony Gormley (1950), Francis Leggatt Chantrey (1781), and Ronald Pope (1920).